En bloc kidney transplantation from pediatric donors: comparable outcomes with living donor kidney transplantation.

@article{Sharma2011EnBK,
  title={En bloc kidney transplantation from pediatric donors: comparable outcomes with living donor kidney transplantation.},
  author={Amritansh Sharma and Robert A. Fisher and Adrian H. Cotterell and Anne L. King and Daniel G. Maluf and Marc P. Posner},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={2011},
  volume={92 5},
  pages={564-9}
}
BACKGROUND En bloc kidneys from pediatric donors have been considered suboptimal for transplantation to adult recipients and their outcomes have rarely been compared with living donor kidney transplantation (LDKT). Traditionally, there has been hesitancy in transplanting en bloc kidneys from donors weighing less than 10 kg due to high risk of technical… CONTINUE READING